• Principal Product Manager (hardware)

    Company/Location (search) US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    Amazon Web Services, Inc.
  • Job Description

    We are seeking a senior Product Manager to join the team that is defining and executing the vision across generations of compute and storage platforms for our cloud. You will own the strategy and oversee the development and management of product roadmaps based on it.

    This is a fast-paced, intellectually challenging position for a highly experienced professional. You’ll work with thought leaders in multiple technology areas. You will partner with our AWS services owners (EC2, EBS, S3, etc.) to inform their architectures and product offerings, and drive adoption of innovative technologies. You will influence suppliers’ roadmaps and partner with them to launch custom products.

    You must have relentlessly high standards for yourself and everyone you work with, and you must be constantly looking for ways to improve your products’ performance, quality, and cost. Attention to details, creativity, depth of industry knowledge, and a well-trained business sense are a must. We’re continuously changing the industry we are in. We want a leader who is ready for this challenge, and wants to reach beyond what is possible today.

    The successful candidate must be highly technical, analytical, effective in a matrix organization, and adept at synthesizing a variety of technologies and capabilities.

    Key Responsibilities:
    • Drive the vision and execution of the compute and storage hardware product roadmap
    • Digest technical trends, how they impact the business, and develop roadmaps that enables the latest technology needed for our cloud
    • Prioritize and plan the execution of the roadmap
    • Resolve challenges – making trade-offs to balance between the business and the technical needs
    • Make business decisions around build vs. buy, cost vs. cycle time, performance vs. cost, power vs. performance etc. to optimize our portfolio of products across our cloud

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree or higher with a technical discipline
    • Technical experience in compute and/or storage systems design, deployment, or operation
    • 15+ years of experience working as product manager of technical products
    • Experience leading cross-functional teams to deliver products and projects on tight deadlines
    • Proven success using written communications to influence product strategy
    • Demonstrated experience engaging and influencing senior executives
    • Proven analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to use data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations and drive actions
    • High attention to detail including precise and effective customer communications and proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously

    Preferred Qualifications

    • MBA
    • financial model building and data sets analysis experience in a technical environment
    • Experience in Web Services, Cloud Computing, and/or the infrastructure that supports them
    • Experience in firmware and software development
    • Supply chain, Semiconductor, and Networking knowledge
    • System thermal, mechanical and environmental competencies

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